ASUS has a history of revamping old products by adding more features and probably RGB lighting as well as addressing previous issues so that it wouldn’t make its way to the revised product. ASUS often does it in its peripheral line with little-to-no revamps in the PC Components and Networking products. Most of the revamps or product updates are for the brand’s top of the line products but one of ASUS’ entry-level router, the RT-AC59U is lucky enough to receive a product update.
The ASUS RT-AC59U is one of the popular entry-level routers from the brand. Mainly because of its feature set that most Php 8k+ ASUS routers have and its competitive pricing of only Php 3,500. The latest ASUS RT-AC59U V2’s biggest improvement is AIMesh support making it the cheapest ASUS AImesh supported router to date. As one of the brand’s cheapest routers and cheapest AImesh router, let’s see how the RT-AC59U V2 compare against a stock ISP modem router and our ROG GT-AC2900 for added comparison.